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Taigh Geal

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1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
2 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
A newly built, tastefully furnished addition to a traditional croft house, located on the outskirts of Stornoway. It has one double master bedroom (with a king size bed) and private facilities right beside the master bedroom, including a power shower. A spacious lounge on the first floor enhances the beautiful views. On the ground floor, there is a bright airy dining area/library which is stocked with an extensive range of reading material; a compact fitted kitchen with all conveniences and a wc/shower room. The apartment is finished to a very high standard with many interesting features. It is decorated in a tasteful country house style and has solid oak floors throughout and tiled floor in the kitchen. This is an ideal base for exploring these enchanting islands. Stornoway is the...A newly built, tastefully furnished addition to a traditional croft house, located on the outskirts of Stornoway. It has one double master bedroom (with a king size bed) and private facilities right beside the master bedroom, including a power shower. A spacious lounge on the first floor enhances the beautiful views. On the ground floor, there is a bright airy dining area/library which is stocked with an extensive range of reading material; a compact fitted kitchen with all conveniences and a wc/shower room. The apartment is finished to a very high standard with many interesting features. It is decorated in a tasteful country house style and has solid oak floors throughout and tiled floor in the kitchen. This is an ideal base for exploring these enchanting islands. Stornoway is the main town on the island with a vibrant Arts centre, leisure centre, golf course, walking trails and restaurants. It is also home to Lewis Castle with extensive walking trails overlooking the harbour. Alternatively, the apartment's location is ideally suited for a restful and relaxing break with many accessible beaches in close proximity. The period of let is from 16.00pm on the day of arrival until 10.30am on the day of departure.There is ample parking available around the property. It is idealy suited for 2 people although a sofa bed is also available for extra guests. A high standard of cleanliness is maintained and expected at all times .These are a sample of what is to be seen on the island; •Hebridean Celtic Festival •Sea Trips and stunning beaches •Carloway Broch •Fishing On Lewis Harris Tweed Mills An Lanntair Arts Centre •Callanish Standing Stones Golf courses and beautiful walks Bird watching For more information about the islands look up; http://www.visithebrides.com/More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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Reviewed 3 June 2019

My wife and I have just spent an idyllic week at Taigh Geal - an apartment in a cottage style that is stylish, comfortable and beautifully looked after. Finlay and Fiona the owners, have thought of everything and everything is catered for. On rainy days...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Gildey
Reviewed 16 May 2019

Convenient for Stornoway, visiting locations in Lewis and North Harris. ComfortBle spacious and well equipped house. Friendly and helpful owners but not intrusive. Good views.

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank christinemclaren
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Do you want to get away from it all to relax and recharge? Taigh Geal offers it all. Beautiful 5* accommodation, great hosts in Finlay & Fiona. The perfect base to explore Lewis & Harris from or simple stay and retreat to.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank 567020John
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Fiona & Finlay have worked very hard to deliver close to perfection! The pictures really don't do justice to the attention to detail, from colour matched fabrics to plates to even books in the library! 24/7 hot water and heating if needed although we found...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank DeeEllHerzliya
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Clean, comfortable apartment conveniently situated on the outskirts of Stornaway.. Well appointed. Great library!

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Wonderful accommodation combined with warm welcoming hosts, the perfect place to relax & recharge the batteries.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Cosmopolitan568298
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We would thoroughly recommend Taigh Geal for a great stay on Lewis. The location is just north of Stornoway (too far to walk in to town, but a couple of minutes drive). Fiona was welcoming and helpful. Everything was immaculate. I imagine it is warm...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank DavidfromDorset
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Taigh Gael is a beautiful self catering house 5-10 minutes drive outside Stornoway. We stayed for 5 days and found it was the perfect location to explore Lewis and Harris by car. The house is a very short drive to a Co-op supermarket, petrol station,...More

Date of stay: September 2016
2  Thank ATraveller_7
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Booking Taigh Geal proved to be simple (via Trip Advisor). The vendors (Fiona and Finlay) were extremely helpful with pre-vacation advice and holiday planning. We expected some dodgy weather and so went prepared with waterproofs, boots, brollies and Kindle, etc in anticipation of some wet,...More

Date of stay: June 2016
4  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We stayed one week whilst meeting some new people and travelling the length and breath of Lewis and Harris. Extremely cosy and comfortable for two. The library of books is reason enough to visit and the ambience makes this place a great spot for travel...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank RMG2608
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Patio
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
History The Outer Hebrides have been inhabited for 6,000 years and many historical sites and standing stones tell of an intriguing past. Arts and culture The Outer Hebrides is a source of inspiration for artists whose work can be viewed in town shops, galleries and studios. Gaelic The Outer Hebrides is the heartland of Gaelic culture and the language is still spoken by many islanders today. You can take part in many events which feature the language and music.
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